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Neil Hubbard plays the Scottish Highland pipes at the grand opening of Stymie's Bar & Grill, from 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20 at The Cedars at Dungeness golf course, 1965 Woodcock Road, Sequim. The event runs from 3-9 p.m. and includes drink specials, complimentary appetizers and cart tours of the course starting at 5 p.m.

Whistle Stop Barber Shop celebrates its 11th anniversary of cutting and trimming with an open house Feb. 21 at 190 Village Lane, Sequim.

The chief engineer hosts the event, which includes a band and refreshments.

Call 582-9440.

North Peninsula Building Association needs volunteers for a variety of tasks throughout the Building, Remodeling and Energy Expo on March 6-8.

Call 452-9813 or 452-2388.

Finishing Touches and Decor Ltd. received Federal Trademark Registration No. 3,569,351 on its Bags Go Green trademark for its line of eco-friendly reusable tote bags of jute and cotton fiber.

The mark is the exclusive property of the company and may not be used on any eco-friendly tote bags without arranging licenses with Finishing Touches & Decor Ltd.

The Bags Go Green line of reusable eco-friendly tote bags can be ordered from or at 681-3876.

Innovation Law Group, Ltd. represented the company in connection with the trademark filing and registration process and can be reached at 681-7305 or

A No Bridge, No Problem campaign meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at Quality Inn & Suites Meeting Room, 134 River Road, Sequim.

During the meeting, more information will be provided about Olympic Peninsula Tourism Commission and local chambers of commerce's "No Bridge, No Problem" campaign to let everyone know that although the Hood Canal bridge will be closed for about six weeks starting May 1, the peninsula will be open.

Specials offered by peninsula businesses will be featured on a variety of chamber and tourism-related Web sites through the campaign.

A contact list will be established at the meeting and suggestions for featuring a business during May and June are invited.

Call 683-6197.

David Kruth of Re/Max Fifth Avenue successfully completed the week-long Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute's program on investment analysis for commercial and multi-tenant investment real estate.

The program covered investment analysis for helping investors make sound commercial investment decisions by looking at advanced concepts such as investment evaluation, financing, internal rate of returns, taxation, risk analysis, asset management and property disposition alternatives in the current market.

Each participant was required to pass a four-hour written exam at the conclusion.

Call 808-4444.

Lynne Schlosser of All About Storage of Sequim recently attended the Inside Self Storage World Expo in Las Vegas, a conference and trade show for self-storage owners, managers, developers, investors and suppliers.

Schlosser is the manager of All About Storage, located at 132 S. Hooker Road, Sequim.

She can be reached at 681-8789.

Sequim Small Engines, which opened in January 2008, has expanded its store and service shop at 131 River Road.

The company is now an authorized sales and service dealer for

Toro Lawn Equipment and Echo Outdoor Power Equipment in addition to Homelite, Poulan and Weedeater brand power equipment.

Call 681-3466.

Dungeness Kids Co. hosts a weekly play date for mothers and their preschoolers from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at 990 E. Washington St., Sequim.

Coffee and tea are available for the parents and a different activity each week for the children, including playdough, crafts and story time.

Call 582-1700.

InsideOut Solutions has added two employees. Lisa Lidback is a Web technician from Peninsula College and Shawn Kerr is an experienced Web technician and customer service specialist formerly with AGS in Port Angeles.

InsideOut Solutions is a marketing company focused on destination travel locations.

Owners Patricia and Jim McCauley and Beth and Jeff Logan are longtime peninsula residents with a deep commitment to the tourism industry. See

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